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MedTech: Digital Health and Wearable Technology

University of Leeds via FutureLearn

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Explore the opportunities and challenges of using digital devices in healthcare

Digital devices are revolutionising healthcare as we know it. On this course, you will explore the impact of these new technologies on healthcare professionals and their patients. Learn how digital devices in healthcare are designed and regulated, and explore if clinical supervision in MedTech is always important.

You will also study the types of wearable devices and sensors patients use and why. As you look to the future of this technology, you will consider the impact of the miniaturisation of implantable devices, and the challenges around devices’ use of big data on healthcare systems.

This course is appropriate for anyone interested in MedTech and product design.

The course will be of particular interest to undergraduate students studying engineering, product design, and disciplines related to healthcare, and professionals working in the healthcare sector in a medical capacity or as MedTech designers.

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Zhiqiang Zhang

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This course is great for anyone interested in digital medicine and, in particular, wearables. The course provides very interesting topics such as the historical development of wearables and ethical issues in the utilization of medical digital devices. The management of huge amounts of data produced during the utilization of digital medicine is evaluated too.

Hence, if you're interested in digital medicine (particularly wearables), this course is certainly for you. Learning material is clear and the learning process is easy with this course.
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This course is eye opening. I got to understand the importance of digital medicine. This course awoke my mind to great creativity that is still possible in the field. Infact, it's the best I have ever seen.
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